Women & Alcohol – ½ Day

The Women & Alcohol Information workshop aims to develop awareness among women of the specific physical, psychological and social harms associated with substance use/misuse, with a special emphasis on alcohol. Who is it for? Interested women, community workers, health professionals Aim: To increase awareness and understanding of the specific risks alcohol, poses to women The…

Moville Family Conversation Resource

A Tool for Helping Families Talk about Alcohol Who is it for? Parents and families. It’s important to start talking and listening with your child about your values and beliefs on alcohol as early as possible. By maintaining open and honest communication, you can help your children feel comfortable talking with you about difficult issues,…

Festival Care

A safe method of monitoring alcohol at community events -1/2 day. Who is it for? Festival organisers or promoters. Aim: The Festival Care package aims to assist festival organisers or promoters (and those organising community events) to address the possible negative consequences that arise from alcohol misuse by offering guidance on the management of alcohol…

Medics Warn Over Alcohol Consumption

As our national day of binge drinking, aka St Patrick’s Day, rolls around, the Irish medical community is warning about the serious health impacts of excessive alcohol consumption.

While St Patrick’s Day is a great day of celebration for young and old, alcohol has long played a central role in celebrations. Every year there are scenes of extreme drunkenness in the media and a spike in attendances at emergency departments (EDs) due to heavy drinking during our national holiday.